Research Fellow / Senior Research Assistant, School of Psychology

Southampton, United Kingdom
£33,314 Pro rata per annum
15 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Psychology

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £33,314 Pro rata per annum
Part Time 28 hours per week Fixed Term for 16 months
Closing Date:  Wednesday 12 October 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1972622JW

0.8 FTE, fixed term (16 months)  

An exciting opportunity is available for a talented researcher to join the large and successful Person-Based Approach team at the University of Southampton (see The work will involve conducting qualitative interviews and focus groups with NHS patients and healthcare practitioners to explore their views on novel interventions for preventing diabetic foot ulcers. This will involve gaining ethical approvals, recruiting participants, conducting the qualitative work, working with PPI and stakeholders to gather additional rapid insights and working with a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, clinicians and engineers. You will need experience of qualitative research and an in-depth understanding of health psychology (or closely related field). You will need to be able to work independently and efficiently in a research context, and will have excellent written English skills with meticulous attention to detail. 

We are open to flexible working patterns and to home working arrangements. 

Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD.  Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Potential applicants who would like to discuss the posts are welcome to contact Dr Katherine Bradbury by email: 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please contact Michelle (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email Please quote reference 1972622JW on all correspondence.

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